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Delivering Pledges on Climate Action: The ‘How to’ Guide for Planners

Please note further speakers to be announced shortly.

Plenary 1: 9.30 - 10.45

Welcome - Joe Ayoubkhani MRTPI, Chair RTPI Cymru
Keynote Speech - Lee Waters MS, Deputy Minister for Climate Change
Delivering Climate Aware Places in Wales - Dr David Clubb, Chair, National Infrastructure Commission for Wales
Climate action: retrofit or rebuild? How social value is part of the answer - Wesley Ankrah and Dan Jestico, Savills Earth

Plenary 2: 11.20 - 1300

Policy Development: Lessons from Glasgow - Gillian Dick MRTPI, Glasgow City Council
Policy Development: Lessons from Bath and North East Somerset - Alice Barnes MRTPI, Bath and North East Somerset Council
Building Resilience for Planners - Lianne Weaver, BEAM Training

Breakout Sessions 1400 - 1500

Focus #1 Effective engagement on policy: selling through good news
Helen Lucocq MRTPI, Bannau Brycheiniog NPA

Focus #2 A masterclass in Planning Inquiries
Morag Ellis KC, Craig Howell Williams KC and Emyr Jones, FTB and Victoria Robinson MRTPI, PEDW

Focus #3 In practice: marrying social value and sustainability
Wesley Ankrah and Dan Jestico, Savills Earth

Focus #4 Families, free-time, and car dependency: identifying the qualities of family and leisure mobility decisions
Andrew Ivins and Justin Spinney, Cardiff University

Plenary 3: 15.15 - 16.45

Chair: Bernadette Hillman, Climate Change Champion and Trustee, RTPI

Biodiversity – a case study in the Gwent Levels - Mike Webb MRTPI, Gwent Wildlife Trust
Flood Risk Action - Mike Piotrowski, Geosmart Info
Supporting Renewable Energy - Eleri Davies MRTPI, RWE Renewables UK